Seitseminen National Park Trails

Follow the rabbit to the Trails of Seitseminen! Photo: Erkki Piilola
 

Summer Trails

A magnificent pine in Multiharju. Photo: Kari LeoMultiharjun Aarnipolku trail, 1.8 km Circle Trail

Hiking Walk on a nature trail Walking along a marked trail Dry toilet Parking

When there is no snow on the ground. The trail can often even be used in winter. Travel time 1 hour.

Please stay on the marked trails! Multiharju is a restricted area.

Starting Point: Multiharju parking area (Jaulintie, the southern part of the park) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Multiharjun Aarnipolku trail

The Saari-Soljanen nature trail is accessible by wheelchair and to prams. Photo: Hanna Aho

The Saari-Soljanen nature trail, 2 km Circle Trail

Hiking Walk on a nature trail Viewing platform Campfire place Cooking shelter Inva toilet 

When there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 1 hour. Please observe the restricted area from 1 April to 15 July.

The scenery is accessible by wheelchair and to prams (0.5 km).

Starting Point: The Saari-Soljanen cooking shelter (Soljostentie, the eastern part of the park) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Saari-Soljanen nature trail

Seven poems on different topics are posted along the Runokangas nature trail. Photo: Pauliina PerkkiöRunokangas trail, 2 km Circle Trail

Hiking Walk on a nature trail Campfire place Dry toilet Nature Center Drinking water 

When there is no snow on the ground. The trail can often even be used in winter. Travel time 1 hour.

There are some differences in altitude on the trail.

Starting Point: Seitseminen Nature Center, Kulomäki (Seitsemisentie 110, Ylöjärvi) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Runokangas trail

The Harjupolku trail leads to the Seitsemisharju esker. Photo: Johanna VäkeväinenHarjupolku (esker trail), 5,2 km Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Dry toilet Nature Center Drinking water Parking

When there is no snow on the ground.Travel time 2 hours.

There are some differences in altitude on the trail. 

Starting Point: Seitseminen Nature Center, Kulomäki (Seitsemisentie 110, Ylöjärvi) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Harjupolku trail

The Torpparintaipale trail features also a magnificent old-growth forest. Photo: Johanna Väkeväinen Torpparintaival (Tenant Farmer's trail), 6.3 km Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Tent site Dry toilet Inva toilet Heritage farm Parking

When there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 2,5 hours.

Kovero grounds are suitable for prams or wheelchairs when assisted.

Starting Point: The Kovero Heritage Farm (Seitsemisentie 948, Sisättö) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Torpparintaival trail

The scenic Lake Koverojärvi. Photo: Johanna Vääkeväinen

Seitakierros, 18.8 km Circle Trail

Hiking Campfire place Tent site Dry toilet Drinking water Nature Center Inva toilet Heritage farm Parking  

When there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 7 hours.

Kovero grounds are suitable for prams or wheelchairs when assisted.

Starting Point: Seitseminen Nature Center, Kulomäki (Seitsemisentie 110, Ylöjärvi) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Seitakierros trail

Autumn view from the lean-to shelter by Lake Liesijärvi. Photo: Sanna-Mari Kunttu

Virkatie, 25,9 km Circle Trail 

Hiking Campfire place Tent site Lean-to shelter Dry toilet Drinking water Nature Center Inva toilet Heritage farm Parking  

When there is no snow on the ground. Travel time 10 hours. 

Staring Point: Seitseminen Nature Center, Kulomäki (Seitsemisentie 110, Ylöjärvi) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Virkatie trail

 

The Pitkäjärvi trail. Photo: Johanna VäkeväinenBiking Trails

Biking

There are about 40 km of roads, cart tracks and footpaths. Footpaths are quite narrow and in the summer hay grows rather high at some places.

Read more about biking trails

 


 

Winter Trails
 

Winter on the Kivineva mire. Photo: Leena HiltunenKivineva trail, 6.1 km Circle Trail

Ski cross-country on maintained trails Campfire place Dry toilet Nature Center Drinking water Parking     

Suitable for classical skiing, travel time 1 hour.

The Kulomäki hill is so steep that it must be navigated on foot.

Starting Point: Seitseminen Nature Centre, Kulomäki (Seitsemisentie 110, Ylöjärvi) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)


Description of the Kivineva trail

The sauna at the Kovero Heritage Farm has a special atmosphere. Photo: Erkki Piilola

Kovero trail, 5.2 km Circle Trail

Parking Dry toilet Campfire place Cooking shelter Ski cross-country on maintained trails

Suitable for classical skiing, travel time 1 hour.


Starting Point: Kovero Heritage Farm (Seitsemisentie 948, Sisättö) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Kovero trail


 

A winter morning by Lake Ahvenlampi. Photo: Tuulikki Halla

Pohjoiskierros trail, 18.4 km Circle Trail

Parking Drinking water Nature Center Dry toilet Campfire place Ski cross-country on maintained trails

Suitable for classical skiing, travel time 3 hours.

 

Starting Points: Seitseminen Nature Centre, Kulomäki (Seitsemisentie 110, Ylöjärvi) or Kovero Heritage Farm (Seitsemisentie 948, Sisättö) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)


Description of the Pohjoiskierros trail

 

The Boathouse by Lake Liesijärvi. Photo: Erkki Piilola

Eteläkierros trail, 24.5 km Circle Trail

Parking Dry toilet Campfire place Reservable cooking shelter Cooking shelter Ski cross-country on maintained trails

Suitable for classical skiing, travel time 4,5 hours.

Trail includes a dangerous downhill before Tuulimäki.

Starting Point: Kovero Heritage Farm (Seitsemisentie 948, Sisättö) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the Eteläkierros Trail

A winter evening on the Kivineva mire. Photo: Sanna-Mari Kunttu

One-Night Ski Trek, 42.9 km Circle Trail (Kulomäki - Särkilammin marjatila - Kulomäki)

Ski cross-country on maintained trails Campfire place Cooking shelter Reservable cooking shelter Tent site Dry toilet Nature Center Drinking water Parking

Suitable for classical skiing, travel time 2 days.

Starting Point: Seitseminen Nature Center, Kulomäki (Seitsemisentie 110, Ylöjärvi) (pdf 3 MB, julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Description of the One-Night Ski Trek

Map of Seitseminen National Park. © Metsähallitus 2019.

Services Offered by Partners in Seitseminen National Park

Partners operating in the Seitseminen National Park provide accommodation, restaurant and conference services, programme and hiking services. School camp and nature school packages available for schools.

ilmatieteenlaitos.fiCheck for Warnings

When forest and grass fire warnings are in effect, fire is only allowed at covered campfire sites that have a flue. A fire can be also lit in fireplaces at wilderness and other huts. Always use extreme caution when handling fire. The one who lights a fire is always responsible for its safe use. Please note, that making fire at these campfire sites can be banned locally. 

Check the current warnings (en.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi).

Destination Brochure

Pdf-file 2.3 Mb (julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Map of Soljanen area

Pdf-file 364 kb (julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Map of Kovero Heritage Farm

Pdf-file 729 kb (julkaisut.metsa.fi)

Dogs must be kept on a leash! Photo: Seppo Leinonen.

Dogs must be kept on a leash!

(chapter 8 -  Keeping a dog)